7 powerful and scientifically proven Herbs Every Man Should Grow to boost libido, enhance sex life and cure health issues!
There are herbs that boost libido, enhance sex-drive and energy levels in men, proven in various studies. Growing them fresh and making them a part of your diet can naturally improve your stamina, vitality, and mental health.
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Powerful Herbs Every Man Should Grow
Botanical Name: Trigonella foenum-groecum
Results of various clinical trials suggest that fenugreek is one of the best male-health herbs. A study conducted on 120 men for 12 weeks concluded that fenugreek boosted testosterone levels in participants.
It is also known to reduce the risks of diabetes, blood pressure, and heart conditions, which are more common in men than women.
How to Consume: Add sprouted seeds to salads. Fresh leaves taste best in curries, soups, meat, and vegetable dishes.
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Botanical Name: Rosmarinus Officinalis
Rosemary protects against age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and according to an Iranian study it also helps men with ‘performance anxiety.’
If that’s not enough according to research performed in Northumbria university, there are compounds in rosemary that improves cognitive function and memory. Read more about it here.
How to Consume: Add a dab of it while barbequing meat or roasting fish.
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Botanical Name: Ginkgo biloba
Rich in flavonoids and terpenoids, ginkgo is a great herb to increase blood flow to the male sexual organ. It also helps to fight inflammation and curbs down the risk of heart diseases in men.
An open trial on its efficacy suggested that it can reduce the loss of libido due to antidepressants, also, it can increase desire, arousal, and orgasm in both males and females.
How to Consume: Add fresh leaves in teas or take it in liquid form by leaf extract. Consume 30-60 minutes before going to bed.
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Botanical Name: Tribulus Terrestris
Tribulus is a natural aphrodisiac and popularly used in alternative Chinese and Ayurvedic medicines. It treats erectile dysfunction and sexual desire problems and cures urinary tract ailments.
A Bulgarian study was conducted on 180 men suffering from mild to moderate ED and Tribulus showed a positive effect on participants. Read more about it in detail here.
How to Consume: The fruit, leaves, and root of this herb are used for medicinal purposes. The powdered extract can be taken after meals. You can add its fresh leaves while brewing tea.
Growing Tips: Grows 1-2 feet in height. Does well in sandy, well-draining, and moist soil.
5. Asian Ginseng
Botanical Name: Panax ginseng
In oriental cultures, ginseng is referred to as “king of all herbs,” due to its power to improve general well-being. It also enhances sexual behavior and sperm quality and reduces infertility, proven in various case-control studies.
Relatively, one Korean study concluded that oral administration of ginseng can improve all domains of sexual function and reduces the chance of erectile dysfunction.
How to Consume: You can consume ginseng root after steaming or eat it raw in powdered form. It can be added to teas and soups as well.
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Botanical Name: Allium sativum
Do you know that heart attacks are twice more common in men than women? A finding of Norwegian study that included 34000 men and women. This is where garlic is of great help as it’s a scientifically proven cardioprotective herb or spice.
Garlic is the best source of allicin, a compound that improves blood flow and circulation to sexual organs in men and women. Moreover, a study published in Science Direct implied that chronic garlic consumption can increase serum testosterone.
How to Consume: Pairs well in marinades, meats, soups, and stews. The tender garlic greens taste best when sauteed with other veggies, pesto, and soups.
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Botanical Name: Withania somnifera
Also known as ‘Indian ginseng,’ it promotes the production of nitric oxide and increases the blood flow to the genitals in men, which cures impotence and makes them more “manly.” Science has proven that it boosts mental health too.
Also, a clinical study on 57 young male subjects resulted that its consumption increases muscle strength and recovery. Read it here!
How to Consume: Add powdered roots in a glass of warm milk or simply mix in a smoothie. You can also use fresh leaves in teas.